Two-time IPL winners Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) pulled off one of many largest heists in historical past of Indian Premier League (IPL) by securing last-ball win over Punjab Kings (PBKS) on Monday (Could 8) night time. KKR attained a 5-wicket win over PBKS, delivering their opponents a shock loss. Nonetheless, Nitish Rana, newly-appointed captain of franchise Kolkata Knight Riders, is going through penalties for breaching the IPL Code of Conduct. As per an official launch from Indian Premier League (IPL), Nitish Rana has been fined Rs 12 lakh for sustaining a sluggish over-rate in Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) vs Punjab Kings (PBKS) match on Monday (Could 8) on the Eden Gardens. That is KKR’s first offence in ongoing IPL 2023, referring to minimal over-rate offences below IPL’s code of conduct.
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“Kolkata Knight Riders captain Nitish Rana has been fined after his group maintained a sluggish over-rate throughout their TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) match towards Punjab Kings on the Eden Gardens, Kolkata.
“Because it was his group’s first offence of the season below the IPL’s Code of Conduct referring to minimal over-rate offences, Mr. Rana was fined Rs. 12 lakh,” the official IPL assertion learn.
Rinku Singh, Andre Russell star in KKR’s thrilling win over PBKS in IPL 2023
KKR’s Rinku Singh (10-ball 21 not out) but once more established why he’s thought of amongst on of the very best finishers in ongoing IPL 2023. The proficient teen hammared a last-ball boundary to energy his group Kolkata Knight Riders to a memorable five-wicket win over Punjab Kings at their dwelling floor, holding their IPL 2023 Playoffs hopes alive. Chasing 180 for the win, KKR captain Nitish Rana (38-ball 51) scored a hard-fought fifty and Andre Russell (23-ball 42) added muscle to the chase together with his fiery innings, adopted by Rinku Singh’s exploits.
For KKR, thriller spinner Varun Chakravarthy was the decide of bowlers, ending his spell with 3 for 26 as hosts KKR bundled up PBKS to a below-par 179 for seven after the guests opted to bat on a sluggish wicket.